Rome, an amazing place widely known for it's beautiful ancient architecture...all the ancient buildings and monuments are just eye-catching! But, the Pantheon is way too amazing! So, you'll surely want to know these amazing 5 facts about the pantheon which describe what it truly
means by ancient architecture!
On the site of an earlier temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa, The Roman Pantheon is the most conserved and important building of ancient Rome. It is a Roman temple built and dedicated towards gods of pagan Rome. The brick stamps on the side of the monument reveal it was built between 118 and 125 A.D and was rebuilt by the emperor Hadrian. It is now dedicated as a Catholic church of modern Rome.
It was fully built with concrete and has an average height of 43 m!
The Pantheon's basic design is simple and powerful. A portico with free-standing columns is attached to a domed rotunda. In between, to help transition between the rectilinear portico and the round rotunda is an element generally described in English as the intermediate block...
As amazing it may seem, there is much to know about ancient architecture of the world!
Each has it's own architecture, design and backstory buried deep within... And it is truly important for us to know about how amazing people were in the ancient past!
Do see the image below for inspiration...
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